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of Montreal Announce New Album, Share New Song “Peace to All Freaks”

UR FUN Due Out January 17, 2020 via Polyvinyl

Nov 14, 2019 of Montreal
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Of Montreal, the project of Kevin Barnes, have announced a new album, UR FUN, and shared its first single, “Peace to All Freaks.” UR FUN is due out January 17, 2020 via Polyvinyl. Check out “Peace to All Freaks” below, followed by the album’s tracklist and cover art, as well as of Montreal’s upcoming tour dates.

UR FUN is the follow-up to 2018’s White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood. A press release says that the album is inspired by Barnes’ relationship with songwriter Christina Schnieder of Locate S,1. Musical inspirations include Cyndi Lauper’s She’s So Unusual and Janet Jackson’s Control, in that Barnes set out to have every song on the album a catchy single. Barnes recorded the album in his home studio in Athens, Georgia.

In the press release Barnes says “Peace to All Freaks” is a “protest song against totalitarianism, familial terrorism, and wastefulness in all its forms.”

Read our review of White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood.

Read our 2016 The End interview about endings and death with of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes.

UR FUN Tracklist:

01 “Peace to All Freaks”
02 “Polyaneurism”
03 “Get God’s Attention By Being An Atheist”
04 “Gypsy That Remains” (Feat. Locate S,1)
05 “You’ve Had Me Everywhere”
06 “Carmillas of Love”
07 “Don’t Let Me Die in America”
08 “St. Sebastian”
09 “Deliberate Self-Harm Ha Ha”
10 “20th Century Schizofriendic Revengoid-man”

of Montreal Tour Dates:

11/23 - Atlanta, GA @ Over/Under Fest
12/31 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
02/27 - Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre #
02/28 - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel #
02/29 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle #
03/01 - Richmond, VA @ Broadberry #
03/02 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club #
03/03 - Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre #
03/04 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair #
03/05 - Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere #
03/06 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer #
03/07 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre %
03/08 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom %
03/09 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme %
03/10 - Madison, WI @ The Majestic Theatre %
03/11 - Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line %
03/12 - Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge %
03/13 - Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward Theater %
03/14 - Nashville, TN @ Little Harpeth %
03/26 - Memphis, TN @ The Hi Tone $
03/27 - St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room $
03/28 - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room $
03/29 - Englewood, CO @ The Gothic $
03/30 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge $
03/31 - Missoula, MT @ Top Hat $
04/01 - Seattle, WA @ Neumos $
04/02 - Eugene, OR @ WOW Hall $
04/03 - Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s $
04/04 - Berkeley, CA @ UC Theatre $
04/05 - Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theatre $
04/06 - Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole $
04/07 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent $
04/08 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sister $
04/10 - Dallas, TX @ Trees $
04/11 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk $
04/12 - New Orleans, LA @ Howlin’ Wolf $

# w/ Lily’s Band
% w/ Lily and Horn Horse
$ w/ Locate S,1

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